A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it. For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter.
DCMS : 24th April
Testing times: Fighting culture’s corner in an age of austerity
Keynote Arts Speech by Culture Secretary Maria Miller
ACE : 24th April
Press Release | Arts Council England responds to the Secretary of State’s speech on arts and cultural funding
Public Libraries News : 23rd April
Editorial | “A pretty turbulent time”: BBC News covers public and volunteer libraries
THE GUARDIAN : 24th April
Ebook anxieties increase as publishing revolution rolls on
This Is Nottingham : 24th April
Libraries or potholes?